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August 2015 - Printed Circuit board designed as shield for Arduino Due, to hold GPS etc.
September 2015 - Movie of Charles` ATV using autonav to hit paper plate waypoints ..
October 2015 - Derelict Jeep to be used for auto nav platform .
October 2015 - Battery, Arduino, sensors & relays under the hood.
October 2015 - Linear Actuator steering arm and Potentiometer position sensor. Strong but too slow for auto-nav.
October 2015 - Jeep after painting. Replaced steering arm with big servo but not enough torque.
November 2015 - Odometer using 5 magnets & 2 sensors. Not enough resolution for navigation .
April 2016 - Movie of rover testing collision avoidance ..
April 2016 - Movie of rover testing hunt for target ..
May 2016 - Software for designing printed circuit board, shield for Arduino Mega .
May 2016 - Printed circuit board before headers soldered on .
June 2016 - Small rover with electronics and servo for toe in. Didn`t run well .
June 2016 - Hubs welded to motor shafts, mounted on wheels, 10 inch caster for front .
June 2016 - Small rover mounted atop larger faster rover platform .
June 2016 - Charles, outstanding in his field with my rover, his in background .
June 2016 - Movie of autonav rover hitting waypoints and cones ..
June 2016 - At the start of RoboMagellan competition at Seattle Center. Drove wildly but came in 2nd .
June 2016 - Movie of Charles` AATV rover in Seattle Robothon ..
June 2016 - Small rover separated, brain & sensors to be moved. Note bump bar damaged in competition .
June 2016 - Brain transplant completed. Stronger bump bar installed .